KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 6, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 6, 2024. What to expect for this summer. Recent drought relief may be only temporary. New traffic signals have been installed at Fourth Street and the I-35 frontage roads. Austin ISD priorities for the next Texas legislative session. Taylor is looking for feedback on a new plan for its Justice Center Project. Longhorns need two straight victories to prevent Oklahoma four-peat. Leander’s Rouse Raiders in the UIL Baseball State Tournament 5A semi-finals.

KUT Morning Newscast for May 14, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 14, 2024. An attempt to freeze funding for the I-35 expansion was defeated in a heated vote yesterday. Disruptions to various systems and services at Ascension-owned hospitals continue. Texas state Senators are getting an update on the steps university leaders have taken to comply with the DEI state law that took effect in January. Austin’s State of Our Environment Report for 2023. Austin Public Health is using two-million dollars in federal funding to address opioid overdoses. UT Austin will open a new center in Taylor.

Grow or Die

(Episode 7) Now that the machine has done its job, what now? We explore some of the existential questions that Austin’s housing market has wrought.

Texas Standard: December 1, 2021

Four new laws aimed at improving the lives of almost a million and a half Texas residents who served in the military. We’ll have Details. Other stories we’re following: young authors and librarians weigh in on the Governor’s attempts to purge what he calls pornography from public schools. Also big news for a small city: what the decision to locate a new multi-billion dollar semiconductor facility means for the town of Taylor in Central Texas. Also what’s in the name “Brackenridge” and a Politifact check of a claim that U.S. households are on track to spend 19 billion dollars more on energy by 2030. All that and more today on the Texas Standard: